IT'S OFFICIAL -

ON JULY 19, 2018, 5485 SOUTH ELLIS AVENUE, “ELLIS PASSIVHAUS,” BECAME ILLINOIS' FIRST PASSIVHAUS INSTITUT (PHI) CERTIFIED BUILDING.

 5485 South Ellis Ave, Chicago IL 60615.

5485 South Ellis Ave, Chicago IL 60615.

A PHI new build or renovation routinely delivers a 90% reduction in REquired energy for thermal comfort all else equal. Given Chicago’s carbon based energy grid this means an elimination of > 80% of co2 emissions otherwise produced by the occupancy of forever while DELIVERING unsurpassed comfort and pristine indoor air quality. (www.passivehouse.com)

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PHI Standard:  EnerPHit Classic

Unique ID: 18585 APC EP 20180719 AP

heating/cooling: ~ 6000 kWh/yr

ACH: .6 ACH @ Pascal 50

CFM:  ~ 200 CFM @ P50

AIA SQFT: 3525 TFA:  239.8 M^2 Volume:  599 M^3

Building Certifier: Peel Passive House Consulting  

PHPP Designer: ZeroEnergy Design

Architect: Richard Kasemsarn, RA

Builder: Kenwood Construction Services, Inc.

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